10 Best Practices for Successful Project Management

By Kathy Wilson ─ ETMG Writer/Editor   No matter how much planning and preparation you do for a marketing project as a project manager, inevitably, something will go wrong. The key to success is to recognize the challenges early on and anticipate what kinds of pitfalls may occur. In other words, “You can hope for […]

Book Review: 42 Rules for Your New Leadership Role

Reviewed by Special K – ETMG Writer and Blogger The Manual They Didn’t Hand You When You Made VP, Director, or Manager If you remember starting an entry-level job, then you probably recall that front-line managers and experienced colleagues were willing to share plenty of advice about what would and would not work in that […]

Social Media and the Problem of Self Promotion

By Special K – ETMG Writer/Editor A friend of mine recently approached me with this prompt, “Hey, I know that businesses are supposed to be careful about using social media for self promotion, but I don’t know why. Do you? Maybe you should write a blog entry about that. ” Et viola. I’ve come up […]

How to Create a Winning PowerPoint Presentation

By Ron de la Cruz – ETMG Project Manager For over 20 years PowerPoint presentations have been a mainstay of corporate meetings and events and for good reason. PowerPoint is easy to use and can be a powerful tool to convey information. But ease and power come with a price and PowerPoint presentations often suffer […]

How to Run Effective Virtual Meetings

By ronnyd – ETMG Project Manager While this is certainly not an exhaustive list, here are some leading practices to help your virtual meetings run more smoothly and effectively. Be early. Get the most out of your meetings by being on time, which actually means starting the log-on process before the meeting’s start time. It […]